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Definitions of induction:
  • noun:   the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time)
    Example: "The induction of an anesthetic state"
  • noun:   an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current
  • noun:   the process whereby changes in the current flow in a circuit produce magnetism or an EMF
  • noun:   an act that sets in motion some course of events
  • noun:   (physics) a property of an electric circuit by which an electromotive force is induced in it by a variation of current
  • noun:   stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors
  • noun:   a formal entry into an organization or position or office
    Example: "He was ordered to report for induction into the army"
  • noun:   reasoning from detailed facts to general principles

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